Iraqi parliament approves first reading of anti-normalization law
The Iraqi parliament read the first proposed law banning normalization with "Israel," preventing any connection with it.
On Wednesday evening, the Iraqi parliament approved the first reading of a bill to ban normalization with "Israel".
The Parliament's media office told the Iraqi News Agency that the House of Representatives has completed the first reading of the proposed law banning normalization and establishing relations with "Israel", which was submitted by the Legal Committee.
It explained that the law aims to "preserve national, Islamic, and humanitarian principles in Iraq, given the danger of normalization with the occupying Zionist entity, promoting it, communicating, or establishing any relationship with it."
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"The law aims to cut off the path for anyone who wants to establish any kind of relations with the occupying Zionist entity, and to impose a deterrent punishment against them, and to preserve the unity of the ranks among the people," he added.
Before becoming effective laws, the bills must go through three readings in the Iraqi parliament.
Iraq has never maintained formal relations with "Israel," and the large majority of Iraqi political factions oppose normalizing relations with the occupation.